good vibes only
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #19

This week's post may seem like a bit of a cop out as I've not had any time for self-care this week but stick with me here. My latest self-care tip is to have a good moan. Seriously, don't bottle it all up. It wasn't until 8.30pm on Friday that I finally had some time… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #19

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #102

My fave posts this week are full of stationery - shock horror! Enjoy :) I've been keeping a gratitude journal for a couple of months now and can totally relate to Natasha's post on the benefits. Gwennan is queen of bujo posts and I loved this one on how it has helped improve her productivity.… Continue reading Saturday Share #102

a monster calls
Books, Film, Lifestyle

A Monster Calls, Fathers Day and new shoes #LittleLoves

I went back to work this week after an incredible week off and I struggled a bit with the hot weather. I managed to squeeze in some reading though - and some questionable TV last weekend! Here's what I've been up to this week. Read: Why did no-one warn me about A Monster Calls when… Continue reading A Monster Calls, Fathers Day and new shoes #LittleLoves

Review: Box of Lame from That Lame Company
Lifestyle

Review: Box of Lame

I've blogged about the Box of Lame before (I've got the Blogger Box and Christmas Box) but it's totally worth blogging about the latest too as they just keep getting better. That Lame Company is easily one of my favourite websites. Chloe creates so many awesome, quirky and affordable products that it's hard not to… Continue reading Review: Box of Lame

David Shillinglaw x Mind t-shirts from Culture Label
Mental Health

Wear your Mind on your t-shirt with Culture Label

I strongly believe in raising awareness of mental health and the need to increase resources for those who are struggling, so I'm incredibly proud and honoured to be working with Culture Label* to help promote their latest charity campaign. They're working with street artist David Shillinglaw on a range of t-shirts, with a new design… Continue reading Wear your Mind on your t-shirt with Culture Label

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #101

I bleddy love reading other blogs - they inspire me as a writer and in my day-to-day life. This week I've been inspired to declutter (we'll see how that goes...), up my Instagram game and head back to Winchester. Here are my favourite posts this week. After so many criticisms of women for breastfeeding in… Continue reading Saturday Share #101

glamour magazine
Lifestyle

Thirteen Reasons Why, Taylor Swift and the start of summer #LittleLoves

I picked the perfect week for annual leave; the weather has been incredible and it's been great to just be outside with my boys. Here's a look at what I've been up to this week. Read: Glamour magazine. Magazines are a luxury item these days - have you seen how expensive they are? Gone are… Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why, Taylor Swift and the start of summer #LittleLoves

a new stationery community
stationery

A community for stationery lovers

I'm a massive nerd (shock horror!) - I've been looking for Facebook groups for stationery addicts and couldn't find one! I'm a member of different blogging and bullet journal groups but couldn't find one for stationery addicts - a place to share blog posts without being accused of focusing on self-promotion or spamming, and a… Continue reading A community for stationery lovers

creative pep talk by andy j. miller
blogging, Books

12 things I’ve learned in 12 years of blogging

Last week I blogged about the 12th anniversary of my very first blog post. I'm by no means a professional blogger but I've picked up a few tips over the last decade that I thought I'd share. 1. Be inspired. I'm inspired as a writer, and to produce content, by magazines, podcasts, other blogs, TV… Continue reading 12 things I’ve learned in 12 years of blogging